Chef De Partie

Recruiter
Stratton Services Group
Location
Esher
Salary
From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chef de Partie needed in Clandon, Esher,Laleham,Horsell,St. Margarets and other locations in surrey.Reporting to: Head chefOverall: To produce and serve consistent standards of quality food in line with company specifications, whilst adhering to hygiene standards in line withlegal and company procedures, maintaining a safe and hygienic workingarea. To assist Head and Sous chef in all kitchen operations, running thekitchen in their absencePERSON SPECIFICATION:ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE QualificationsAbility to acquire Level 2 Food Hygiene & Health &Safety within 3 monthsLegally allowed to work in the UKAbility to work towards NVQ level 2 & 3 or equivalentMaths, English and IT key skillsNVQ level 2 & 3Level 2 Food HygieneLevel 2 Health & SafetyCircumstancesHave the flexibility to be able to work days /evenings on each day of the week including bankholidays (8 shifts over 5 days)Able to get to work in less than one hourEither live locally or live-inSkills, Experience and KnowledgeLiterate & numerate2/3 years in catering working with fresh food withinternational influencesKnowledge of H & S and HygieneIT knowledgeExperience in similar style establishment atCDP levelAttributesDesire to develop and improve self and othersInterest in IndustryAttention to detailApproachableReliable, flexible and adaptableSelf motivatedPassion to serve quality fresh food consistently Clean, tidy and organisedAbility to provide an impression of confidence, enthusiasm and energyAmbitious for own career developmentGood Personal Management (time keeping,well prepared and organised)Key Responsibilities:To be able to cook outstanding food quality and present well, consistently.
To always display a good work ethic – be on-time for rota’d shifts.Maintain professional appearance of kitchen areas and clean and tidy as you go.To willingly complete tasks assigned by Duty Chef and to supervise more junior chefs and kitchen porters.Prioritise safety and wellbeing of self and colleagues and kitchen visitors Strive to assist Duty Chef exceed sales targetsTo contribute to ideas for daily specials and seasonal changes to menuPromote consistency and focus on portion control and correct specificationsEnsure food stock is well controlled and secure in area of work. Ensure all storage areas are tidy, labelling is well managed and goods are rotated.Demand high level of food safety standards as per company manual.To communicate any discrepancies on deliveries to Duty Chef.To communicate effectively with Head Chef/Sous Chef on any kitchen issues on a daily basis.Demonstrate fairness and consistency at all times with more junior staff and Duty Chef.To report any personnel issues in a timely manner.Communicate effectively at all levels and channel ideas and improvements to thecorrect individuals. Should ensure all communication with Front of House staff is thorough and accurate.Participate in daily briefings and run briefings for own area each session – record any issues necessary.Have a positive ‘can do’ attitudeTo follow all legislative requirements with regards to health and safety and food hygiene ie, stock rotation, labelling and temperature records.To assist with training and developing more junior chefs and kitchen porters.
Demonstrate an awareness of local and wider competition, including internationalinfluences. To continually be aware of market trends and participate in ensuring foodstandards, flavour, content and consistency are high.To attend and participate in any training courses as required.